[CentOS] Old Small Box
rswwalker at gmail.com
Thu Jan 22 19:13:12 UTC 2009
On Jan 22, 2009, at 11:39 AM, Robert Moskowitz <rgm at htt-consult.com>
> Kai Schaetzl wrote:
>> Ralph Angenendt wrote on Thu, 22 Jan 2009 10:31:20 +0100:
>>> You need a combined(!) 768MB of RAM and Swap to successfully install
>>> CentOS 5.2 (see the release notes).
>> in graphics mode.
> And really it is a performance question as long as you have 256M of
> memory, the rest swap. Since I always make my swap > 2xRAM, I am
> installing on a system with at least 768Mb combined.
> I do not like the DIsk Druid default of putting the swap drive into
> LVM partition. I always redo the partitions so that swap is its own
Why is that? Old school habit or is there a real benefit?
Swap performance should be equally good whether it be raw disk, raw
partition, LVM logical volume or even a flat file on today's kernels,
but maybe there is something I am unaware of.
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